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04/19/2018 06:48 AM

MLive.com

Explore Detroit's bookstore containing a million used and rare books.
MLive.com
Detroit - Inside a formerly abandoned factory on Lafayette Boulevard is a treasure-trove of stories waiting to be discovered. Those driving by John K. King Used and Rare Books might have thought there is probably about a million books inside. They ...


04/13/2018 02:01 PM

Atlas Obscura

Book Arts & Rare Book Collections
Atlas Obscura
That's not counting the uncatalogued paper samples, zines, and other miscellaneous pieces. While the books and artifacts are not traditionally browsable in the university stacks, those interested in perusing the treasures can do by request ...


04/21/2018 08:19 PM

Sunday Business Post

Relics of Babe Ruth and WB Yeats at rare book sale
Sunday Business Post
A Cinderella story is the only way to describe the life and times of Babe Ruth, who makes a surprise appearance in Fonsie Mealy's forthcoming sale. At the height of his fame in 1926 in New York, he presented Frank McGrath, manager of the visiting ...


04/17/2018 09:53 AM

Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)

New Rare Books Heist Film
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)
The rare book world is abuzz with the news that a film based on a real-life special collections robbery in 2004 is making its way to a national audience after a successful premiere at Sundance. Animals.jpg American Animals follows four Kentucky college ...


04/05/2018 12:06 AM

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brian O'Neill: In a rare-book repository, a void that chills
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
I called some of those still engaged in the noble old trade of bookselling to ask what they thought of The Great Carnegie Library Book Theft. That's the patiently executed, long-running theft of hundreds of rare books and maps worth perhaps $5 million ...


04/02/2018 01:55 PM

Hyperallergic

314 Rare Books Stolen from Pittsburgh's Carnegie Library
Hyperallergic
If you're in the Pittsburgh area and happen across a rare copy of Ptolemy's Geography at a local bookseller, beware. It may be one of more than 300 items that have gone missing from the city's Carnegie Library. In mid-March, the Pittsburgh Tribune ...

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04/16/2018 08:41 PM

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Thomas Loome, who sold rare books in Stillwater, dies
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Thomas Loome got his start in the secondhand book business while working on his doctorate in theology in Germany. Loome, the former owner of Loome Theological Booksellers and Loome's Antiquarian Booksellers in downtown Stillwater, traveled throughout ...


04/16/2018 10:44 AM

Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)

Rare Books &c. at Auction This Week
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)
At PBA Galleries, another wide-ranging sale, in 350 lots: Illustrated & Children's Books, Art, and Photography (Lots 1-201), Fine Press Books (Lots 202-277), Books about Books (Lots 278-324, with 295-324 sold without reserve), and twenty-five lots at ...


04/22/2018 05:00 AM

The Guardian

Gun Love review – trigger-happy in Trump's America
The Guardian
There are a great number of guns in this book, all of which are described with clinical efficiency, and whenever they are fired, something bad happens. Yet there's also a great deal of love here; amid the violence and hopelessness of gun-crazed ...



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